Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (16,858.35, up 58.06 points).Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up three cents, or 1.36 per cent, to $2.23 on 7.5 million shares.Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 18 cents, or 2.69 per cent, to $6.51 on 7.4 million shares.First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM). Materials. Up $1.05, or 10.34 per cent, to $11.20 on 7.4 million shares.Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up one cent, or 0.52 per cent, to $1.92 on 6.2 million shares.Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG). Energy. Up five cents, or 0.82 per cent, to $6.12 on 5.7 million shares.Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 25 cents, or 1.03 per cent, to $24.43 on 5.7 million shares. Companies in the news:CannTrust Holdings Inc. (TSX:TRST). Up nine cents or 5.2 per cent to $1.81. CannTrust Holdings Inc. said Thursday that about $1.3 million worth of its products will be returned by the Alberta government’s cannabis wholesaler and online retailer. The Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis agency announced the returns on Wednesday after Health Canada suspended CannTrust’s licences to produce and sell pot. CannTrust noted Thursday that Health Canada has not ordered a recall in respect of any of the company’s products. But it said that under the terms of its agreement, the goods may be returned for any reason and it will be responsible for the cost of the goods and all expenses related to the return.Transcontinental Inc. (TSX:TCL.A). Up four cents to $15.81. Transcontinental Inc. says the son of its founder will acquire Benefits Canada, Les Affaires and several other specialty publications while a second buyer will acquire Investment Executive, Advisor’s Edge and two other publications. The Montreal-based company said most of the employees in the divested businesses will be retained by the new owners but that about 20 people will have their employment terminated. It didn’t disclose financial terms of the sales agreements, but said they are part of Transcontinental’s ongoing shift away from publishing.Bombardier Inc. — The Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. is putting down roots in Quebec, unveiling plans for a new product development centre in the Montreal area after reaching a deal in June to buy Bombardier Inc.’s regional jet program. The office will be part of the company’s push to get a single-aisle airliner off the ground in 2020 as it doubles down on regional jets. It plans to hire 100 engineers and certification specialists in Montreal within a year to assist the point team in Washington state. Premier Francois Legault says the Quebec government will lend Mitsubishi $12 million, which will be forgiven if the Japanese firm provides high-paid employment for 250 workers over five years. This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 19, 2019.The Canadian Press read more

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first_imgWHAT’S THE STORY?1. There was some good news for Louth this morning as PayPal announced it will be hiring 400 more people in Dundalk. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO2. Enda Kenny is not worried about Europe’s investigation into Apple’s tax deal in Ireland. Not worried at all. Source: Fitness Pal3. Are you a Dublinbike user? You’ll soon have more stations and bikes to choose from. Here are junior minister Alan Kelly and the Lord Mayor having a go today. Gardaí have launched a campaign to warn car buyers about a “huge scam” where vehicles bought with fake bank drafts are sold onto “unsuspecting” customers. So Rory is Irish after all— Copper Face Jacks (@CopperFaceJacks) June 18, 2014 Source: An Garda Síochána5. The situation in Iraq is deteriorating with militants now attacking the country’s main oil refinery. Iraqi children play with an army helmet left behind by a soldier after ISIS fighters took Mosul. Source: AP/Press Association Images6. You should not wash those chicken breasts. Even if that’s what your Mam told you to do. Source: Wikipedia/CC7. A High Court judge has referred a case taken against Facebook’s alleged sharing of data to the European Court of Justice. [RTÉ News]8. Can we have class outside, Miss? Yes, it’s still summer. And, in fact, it may even be TOO hot. Source: Met Éireann via KateMonkey/Flickr9. And news just in…Rory McIlroy has said he will play for Ireland in the 2016 Olympic Games.center_img Source: Copper Face Jacks/Twitterlast_img read more